MORONGO BASIN MUNICIPAL ADVISORY COUNCIL SECTION 6 UPDATE TONIGHT

The Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council, the MAC, tonight will get an earful on two vital local issues that are often ignored. Reporter David Haldane has the details… What’s to become of Joshua Tree’s Section 6? No, it’s not a secret spot where UFOs have been sighted and aliens held.

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MORONGO BASIN MAC TAKES UP TRAFFIC FLOW AND TRANSPORTATION TONIGHT

Transportation is on the agenda at tonight’s meeting of the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council. Reporter David Haldane has the story… Want to have a say in improving traffic flow throughout the high desert? Tonight may be your chance as the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council meets to hear a

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COUNTY PLANNERS MEET FOR JOSHUA TREE, HOMESTEAD VALLEY, MORONGO VALLEY

County planners return to the Morongo Basin tonight to talk with residents of Joshua Tree, Homestead Valley, Pioneertown and Morongo Valley. It is the last such meeting related to an Environmental Impact Report, or EIR, on the coming Countywide Plan. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more… The 2017 Countywide Plan is

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PUBLIC MEETING HELD ON PROPOSED CHANGES IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

Hosted by the National Park Conservation Association, members of the desert community met with Joshua Tree National Park Service representatives in a public meeting last night at the Joshua Tree Community Center. Reporter Andrew Dieleman was there to gather the details… Joshua Tree National Park representatives were ready to answer

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JOSHUA TREE RECREATION TRUNK OR TREATING TOMORROW

A trunk-or-treating event is set for tomorrow, Saturday, October 28, at the Joshua Tree Community Center. Organizers are planning to have food, games like a cake walk, ring toss, and ball toss, as well as a haunted house, and of course, trunk-or-treating. Vendors are needed for this event. The event

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PUBLIC HEARING SET ON CAMPGROUND RESERVATIONS, SHUTTLE SYSTEM IN THE PARK

Campgrounds in Joshua Tree National Park fill up quickly during the peak season, and with attendance consistently increasing each year, many people are finding it more and more difficult to find an empty campsite. Joshua Tree National Park Superintendent David Smith will host a public meeting Wednesday, November 1, to

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COUNTY PLANNING MEETING FOR LOCAL COMMUNITIES TONIGHT

Residents of Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms rely on their municipal governments to make decisions about zoning, planning, transit, housing and environmental preservation in those communities. But for every other community in our Morongo Basin, those decisions, literally thousands of them, are ultimately made by county government. The decision-makers in

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MORONGO BASIN MAC TO MEET TONIGHT

The Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council meets tonight with highways on its agenda. Specifically, an update by David Matza, the Caltrans Government and Legislative Affairs Liaison, on current Morongo Basin projects including improvements to the Yucca Grade and continuous left turn lanes on Highway 62. Tonight’s meeting gets underway 6:30

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MUNICIPAL ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETS MONDAY

The Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council meets Monday with highways on its agenda. Specifically, an update by David Matza, the Caltrans Government and Legislative Affairs Liaison, on current Morongo Basin projects including improvements to the Yucca Grade and continuous left turn lanes on Highway 62. Monday’s meeting gets underway 6:30

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JOSHUA TREE RECREATION SEEKING VENDORS FOR HALLOWEEN EVENT

Joshua Tree Recreation is planning for their big annual Halloween event. They are looking for non-profit vendors to hold a trick-or-treat booth or a game booth at the Halloween event set for October 28 from 4 to 9 p.m. at the Joshua Tree Community Center. For more information, contact Malerie

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THEATRE 29 UNVEILS EXCITING NEW 2018 SEASON AT PACKED EVENT

A packed house of Business, Government, Civic, and Community leaders joined enthusiastic Theater supporters from throughout the Morongo Basin and beyond at the Joshua Tree Community Center Wednesday evening. September 20. The three Morongo Basin Chambers of Commerce, Yucca Valley, Twentynine palms, and Joshua Tree, joined Theatre 29 volunteers to

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SUMMER SPLASH EVENT IN JOSHUA TREE TOMORROW

Kick off your summer fun with a 5K splash run/walk in Joshua Tree. The Summer Splash event, set for Saturday, June 17, is co-hosted by the Joshua Tree Parks and Rec Department, Rotary Club, and Morongo Basin Healthcare District. The event at Sunburst Park in Joshua Tree is from 9

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MORONGO BASIN MAC GETS UPDATE ON COUNTY SHORT-TERM RENTAL ORDINANCE

The Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council will get an update tonight on the county’s plans to regulate short-term vacation rentals of private homes to out-of-towners in unincorporated areas. Reporter David Haldane has the details…

If you operate an AirBnB in Joshua Tree, heads up; you may soon be subject to

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VETERANS’ RESOURCE DAY TOMORROW

For veterans here in the Morongo Basin, February 20 is stacking up to be much more than President’s Day. In our area, it’s also Veterans Resource Day. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more on just what that means…

Veterans Resource Day on February 20 aims to connect area vets with programs,

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